7.08.2006

atty see

every car that passes through the roads of makati city deserves a second look. every car means business. every car seems in a hurry.

as i visit the city where business is a must, silently, i took a glimpse of my future. suddenly, i saw a man inside his black humble jag. he was in his formal suit while in the phone conversing sweetly. obviously, it wasn’t about business. he looked familiar. he was smiling. then, as the light of the streets turned red to green, his jag ran.

as he went to a stop, his phone rang. he answered and listened closely. i took a curious stare at his lips that awkwardly explained everything. “ok, thanks beb, you too, take care. i love you.”

he grabbed his case and took the elevator. i followed. it stopped at the 23rd floor and the door opened as i've expected. it showed a wonderful piece of shiny plate that read:

see see see & see law offices

i was shaken, but in contrast with what i felt, he was calm. apparently, it was an ordinary day for atty. see.

a lady approached and greeted, “good morning, sir.” then, she continued, “sir, appointment at 1 in the afternoon in dr. l’s office and documents to be signed already at your table.” he smiled once again, “thank you, but, could you cancel all my appointments today, maybe next week? it’s our anniversary.”

upon hearing their conversation, i saw the clock that hung against the marbled wall. it was a digital that read:

8:49 a.m. november 23, 2027

“by the way, could you call the flower shop and ask them to make an arrangement for me. tell them i like 8 white tulips around my 23 red full-bloomed roses, ok?” and he added, “tell them i need it fresh and sweet.” he smiled once more.

“anything else, sir?” his secretary asked. he looked at her, and then said, “and…i’ll do the rest. thanks!” in a matter of seconds, he was gone. he was again found inside his jag driving when...

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“ma, come on! i was dreaming the best dream! it was at its climax ma!!"